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Spatial Responses of Gunnison Sage-Grouse to Climate and Land-Use Change in the Colorado Plateau

Duration

August 2012 - December 2014

Narrative

We propose to explore climate and land-use change effects on Gunnison sage-grouse in the Colorado Plateau. We will employ statistical analyses, ecological and simulation models based on animal locations, remotely sensed vegetation, and gridded climate variables. We will produce maps and quantitative assessments of habitat suitability and connectivity that are directly applicable to natural resource management.

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 100

Masters Students: 237

Phd Students: 155

Post Docs: 56

University Staff: 246

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 714

Scientific Publications: 1979

Presentations: 4410

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • State of Utah BLM Office

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Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey